Crucian gold is seeking a full-time experienced bench jeweler to join our team of metalsmiths in our Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I. location. This is a mid-level position, requiring experience of the listed skills below.
Requirements to apply:
•At least three years of professional work experience at a jewelers bench
•The ability to execute the below skills with little to no training, and an ability to demonstrate these on a bench test
Applicant must have expertise in the following skills:
•Forming designs from various gauges of wire
•Soldering Silver and 14k gold
•Ability to oversee their own workflow to meet deadlines
•Production management not necessary but a plus
This bench jeweler position is full time, 40 hours, Monday – Friday 9am-5pm. Optional overtime is typically available. Some holidays and some Saturday hours.
Pay rate will be based on experience.
This position is ideal for someone who wants to continue their career as a production jeweler. We are looking for patience, enthusiasm, and perfection. This person will not rest until the polish is perfect.
Our shop is focused on manufacturing, so this is not a client-facing role. We are not a repair shop. Our jewelers make jewelry from the Crucian Gold collection and may work on product development for new designs.
To apply, submit your professional resume, photos of your recent work, and a cover letter with the details of your relevant experience.
Applications without a cover letter, portfolio, or resume will not be considered. We do require candidates to pass a bench test to demonstrate proficiency in the listed required skills.
About Crucian Gold:
Crucian Gold is the studio of the Bishop family and team of artisans. Together they design and create original jewelry pieces in gold, silver, copper, and local materials of their island home of St.Croix, VI. The founder, Brian grew up sailing and diving in the waters of St. Croix and started tying sailing knots in precious metals as a hobby in the 1970’s. He began selling his first jewelry pieces from a handmade mahogany box he carried with him to display and share his budding passion.
Now, Nathan and Therese can be found in Crucian Gold on Strand street creating new designs inspired by the history, people, and natural environment of St. Croix. The Crucian Gold team of artisans work with recycled and eco-friendly materials. Their story continues to grow and they invite you to be a part of it. Feel the Love!
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
•8 Hour Shift
•Monday to Friday
•Jeweler: 3 years (Preferred)
Relocation Assistance Provided: